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Forum: Linux 20. Aug 2011, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Ritho
Wine 1.2 should do it!

Wine 1.2 should do it!
Forum: Linux 20. Aug 2011, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Ritho
I would say that normally you just want to...

I would say that normally you just want to install it using the software manager. There are rare occasions when you may want to have an older version installed, because once it a while people have...
Forum: Linux 20. Apr 2011, 06:14 AM
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Posted By Ritho
So this sort of illustrates why I think a fair...

So this sort of illustrates why I think a fair number of Ubuntu users may move Mint. Unity does not really appeal to them on the desktop. Hey the big menus and icons are great on a tiny little...
Forum: Linux 19. Apr 2011, 06:54 PM
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Posted By Ritho
Well it is a brand new feature in 11.04 so don't...

Well it is a brand new feature in 11.04 so don't feel too bad. Sorry I did not make that clear in my post at all. You can read more about it here on one of my favorite sites. ...
Forum: Linux 19. Apr 2011, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Ritho
Mint's menu is certainly one of the the main...

Mint's menu is certainly one of the the main differences between it and Ubuntu, but it has a number of other custom programs that do not come by default in Ubuntu, that make it a bit easier for new...
Forum: Linux 13. Apr 2011, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Ritho
I believe there are a lot of people who run Puppy...

I believe there are a lot of people who run Puppy off a live usb for trouble shooting and such.
Forum: Linux 12. Apr 2011, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Ritho
If you go to Distrowatch...

If you go to Distrowatch (http://distrowatch.com/index.php?dataspan=1) and view the trends of the last 7 & 30 days and compare it with the 3 month page hit ranking you will see that Mint has recently...
Forum: Linux 03. Mar 2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By Ritho
Perhaps even easier. I never configured...

Perhaps even easier. I never configured anything. After installing mint my windows network immediately showed up, and I could access shared files. I am unsure about printer sharing however. That I...
Forum: Linux 02. Feb 2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 160
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Posted By Ritho
To put it in Windows terms, think of it as an...

To put it in Windows terms, think of it as an error message about a missing system file like "Error: d3d9.dll not found." In order to update a package all of its dependencies, or library files,...
Forum: Linux 23. Jan 2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 160
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Posted By Ritho
You guessed it. Netflix is totally Silverlight...

You guessed it. Netflix is totally Silverlight dependent, and Moonlight (Silverlight alternative for Linux) won't work because of DRM issues. The only way to do it currently is to run Windows in a...
Forum: Linux 11. Jan 2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 160
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Posted By Ritho
I don't want to give the impression either that...

I don't want to give the impression either that compiling is some incredibility hard process, that is only for the elite. It can be problematic at times, because often you have to solve a lot of...
Forum: Linux 10. Jan 2011, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Ritho
Ah. I see. Still even trying to install...

Ah. I see. Still even trying to install packages that you need to compile first, I don't think you will encounter this very often.

There is a deb file available on the download page so that is...
Forum: Linux 10. Jan 2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 160
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Posted By Ritho
I doubt you will find a reference to bootstrap...

I doubt you will find a reference to bootstrap very often. It very rare in install routines. Please give me the location where you got the source for gnome hearts.
Forum: Linux 05. Jan 2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 160
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Posted By Ritho
My point was that Gnome-Do is not a dock or a bar...

My point was that Gnome-Do is not a dock or a bar or a panel of any kind. It functions nothing like a one either. It is more like a pop up search box. You use a hot key to bring up the search...
Forum: Linux 04. Jan 2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By Ritho
Don't you mean Docky? Docky is no longer part...

Don't you mean Docky? Docky is no longer part of Gnome-Do. Otherwise unless there is something I don't know about Dockbarx, Gnome-Do is a completely different animal along the same lines as...
Forum: Linux 04. Jan 2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 160
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Posted By Ritho
I used Ubuntu Tweak under Mint 9. I have always...

I used Ubuntu Tweak under Mint 9. I have always used Gnome-Do it works just fine under Mint. Shutter works fine too. I don't know about the others, but just check to see if they are in the software...
Forum: Linux 13. Dec 2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 160
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Posted By Ritho
Here is a short read on Linux Mint 10, and how...

Here is a short read on Linux Mint 10, and how someone set it up. http://www.raiden.net/articles/the_perfect_desktop_linux_mint_10-julia/
Forum: Linux 08. Dec 2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 160
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Posted By Ritho
To make that easier in the future, if you install...

To make that easier in the future, if you install "nautilus-gksu" from the package manager, when you right click a folder the context menu will have an entry "open as administrator"

You will...
Forum: Linux 05. Dec 2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By Ritho
As far as I know it is a common bug that also...

As far as I know it is a common bug that also occurs in Ubuntu as well. As an experiment try switching to "Clearlooks" theme and see if it goes away.
Forum: Linux 04. Dec 2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By Ritho
Mint was the distro I "cut my linux teeth on" It...

Mint was the distro I "cut my linux teeth on" It is quite good, an many people seem to like it mainly for the mint menu. When I began using Gnome-Do I rarely used the menu, but it is quite nice. ...
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